About This Place
Shenandoah is a city in Montgomery County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,503 at the 2000 census. David Vetter, the famous "boy in the plastic bubble", was from Shenandoah. In 1986 the Shenandoah city council renamed Tamina School Road to David Memorial Drive in honor of Vetter.
Shenandoah is located at 30°10′47″N 95°27′19″W / 30.17972°N 95.45528°W / 30.17972; -95.45528 (30.179855, -95.455175). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.3 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,503 people, 504 households, and 441 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,191.1 people per square mile (460.6/km²). There were 532 housing units at an average density of 421.6 per square mile (163.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.21% White, 1.13% African American, 0.60% Native American, 1.20% Asian, 1.33% from other races, and 1.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.32% of the population.